Cerro El Volador Eco-park
Jul09

Cerro El Volador Eco-park

Among the many things to do in Medellin, visitors can enjoy the Cerro El Volador Eco-park (El Volador Hill), an amazing place surrounded by nature, that was first opened in 1992. On top of the hill there is a museum that holds over 60 pieces and antiquities of historical value. In the El Volador Eco-park grounds there are some viewpoints, excellent places to take a look at the whole city, as well as a cultural plaza, for artistic and...

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Guatape Artificial Dam and Town
Jun27

Guatape Artificial Dam and Town

Things to do in Medellin Guatape Visiting this town and what is known as the Oriente Antioqueno region (Eastern Antioquia) is one of the most exiting things to do in Medellin. For the construction of this impressive reservoir, the former town of El Penol was completely demolished in the 60′s and its inhabitants were relocated in the new Nuevo Penol. Guatape Dam is widely visited by many tourist since it’s the perfect place...

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Alpujarra Administrative Center
Mar06

Alpujarra Administrative Center

One of the most important and traditional places that characterize the city is the Alpujarra Center, located in the heart of downtown and the starting point for hundreds of places to visit and things to do in Medellin. The Alpujarra administrative center, which official name is “Jose Maria Cordova”, is the seat of the municipal and departmental governments, consisting of two similar buildings that function as the offices...

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Coltejer Building
Mar05

Coltejer Building

Architectural heritage of Medellin In the historic center of the city stands the Coltejer building, symbol of industrial development and the strength of Antioquia. One of the most fascinating things to do in Medellin is visiting its wide colonial architecture as well as its modern constructions. Coltejer Building is the tallest construction in Medellin, and one of the highest in Colombia. It was built on top of the former places of...

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Plaza Mayor Convention Center
Mar04

Plaza Mayor Convention Center

Born in 2006 as the fusion between the International Convention Center and the Conventions and Exhibitions Palace, Plaza Mayor Convention Center seeks to consolidate Medellin as a tourist, business, fairs and conventions destination. Bringing together thousands of things to do in Medellin to locals and foreigns to enjoy. In just few years Plaza Mayor has been the protagonist of great activities, such as the Assembly of the OAS, IDB...

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El Poblado Park
Mar04

El Poblado Park

El Poblado Park is located in the most active neighborhood in the city. It’s close to Parque Lleras and it’s the starting point of the Golden Mile, an area that gathers the most important things to do in Medellin and the most exciting places to go in town. El Poblado Park is the main square of El Poblado neighborhood. It’s historically important for being the exact spot where the Spaniards founded the first European...

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